The Front Row, 06/15/2007

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston presents the world premiere of "Killer of Sheep," starring Houston-born actor Henry G. Sanders and considered by many critics as one of the finest American films. The Houston Symphony's Mark Hughes gives insights into life as a principal trumpeter. And US-trained Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini sits down for some lively conversation . . .

HSO principal trumpeter Mark Hughes will be the soloist in Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E-flat majorξon the second Summer Symphony Nights concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre.ξ He chats about his local solo debut andξand more with host Dean Dalton.ξ Listenξ Downloadξξξ

The Texas Music Fesitval Orchestra plays an all-Slavic program this Saturday, featuring Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kij? Suite and Dvorak's "New World" Symphony.ξ GuestξMaestro Christoph Campestrini delightfully talks about the program, as well as conducting, his Austro-Italian background andξmusical education in the States.ξξξListenξ Downloadξξξ

Dean Dalton also interviews Henry G. Sanders, the fine Houston-born actor who stars in Charles Burnett's 1977 independent film, Killer of Sheep.ξ The Museum of Fine Arts Houston presents screenings onξFridays, June 15 & 22 and Saturdays, June 16 & 23.ξξξListenξ Download

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